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  1. CES 2009 - Wireless Charging, Is it ready?

    by , 01-10-2009 at 10:43 AM

    With all the hype around wireless charging, we really expected more. Before you throw out your chargers and wires, watch this video.

    Updated 09-17-2009 at 04:43 PM by optikalefx

    Technology Events , Products and Technology
  2. CES 2009 - Get buzzed off Force Feedback Touch Screens

    by , 01-10-2009 at 10:30 AM

    Immersion has licensed their force feedback technology to several vendors. We give touch screen force feedback a test run.

    Updated 09-17-2009 at 04:43 PM by optikalefx

    Technology Events , Products and Technology
  3. CES 2009 - Monster Cable Gets Social

    by , 01-09-2009 at 12:10 PM

    We promised to write about a few eccentric things.

    Monster cable was kind enough to invite us to their party and share the entire CES press list with everyone who is here. Thanks! This will come in handy at some point. Everyone from the Wall Street Journal, ABC and Toms Hardware Guide have all been virtually introduced. Erick from Monster Cable signs his e-mail as "social media Monster". What a great title!

    I figured a thank you was in order for these wonderful introductions. Replying to all choked my dual core 2 ghz macbookpro and crashed my iphone mail app. Yes!

    Original Message:
    From: Erik Sebellin-Ross
    Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 19:30:15 -0800
    To: (entire CES press list removed) (no space on blog)
    Subject: CES: Come to Monster Cable's digital media party!

    Are you at CES? Have you finished your work for the day? Monster wants YOU! Come to our party tonight. Entertainment from Dj Irie. Surprise celebrity guests. Food. Drink!
    This is a casual, no-work party. Monster wants to get to know you and vice versa. No need to RSVP, though it would be great to know if you are coming to ensure we have enough booze.
    WHERE: Paris Hotel. Empire Louis Suite 3395P. Las Vegas. Nevada. North America. Planet URF!
    WHEN: 10:00PM Thursday night at CES
    WHO: We'll have some celebrity guests stopping by (you know Monster is much beloved by performers, right?)
    WHAT: Food. Open bar. Meet our product managers. Ask them questions. Get them drunk and ask them questions.
    Sorry for the spam folks, this will be our last message on this matter. We hope CES has been a successful one for you so far and will continue to be. Let's bring in 2009 RIGHT!
    Monster's Social Media Monster

    Updated 09-17-2009 at 04:44 PM by optikalefx

    Technology Events , Products and Technology
  4. Fusion Brain Version 4

    by , 11-17-2008 at 11:59 AM

    Designed with the supprot and feedback of our community, the fusion brain guys have done it again At midnight EST today they released version 4 of their fusion brain control center.
    Improvements over Brain v3:

    • 16 Digital Outputs
    • 13 Analog Inputs
    • Selectable Power Source (USB or 12vDC Jack)
    • 30% smaller form factor (70mm X 45mm)
    • Better power filtering and protection
    • Ability to update firmware via USB
    • Ability to update firmware via ICSP header in event of bootloader corruption
    • Improved signal routing for analog inputs
    • Pulse Width Modulation, 256 steps with 42uS minimum pulse width (may need firmware update, provided free and uploadable over USB)

    Previous versions of the fusion brain have been used for:

    Buy Fusion Brain Version 4
    Fusion Brain Version 4 Manual
    Discussions about Fusion Brain version 4 on our forums
  5. How to build your own car computer - Telematics bundle

    by , 11-02-2008 at 05:39 PM

    This question has been asked over and over again so we decided to film the answer in HD as a way to test out our new camera. We have filmed the assembly of our telematics bundle.